Who Won the 1977
Miss Universe

Janelle Commissiong

Trinidad & Tobago

1976 Miss Universe Winner
1978  Winner

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1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

A snapshot of iconic Black women

While the names seldom appear in headlines, their impact has been longlasting. In honor of Black History month, Chron.com scratches the surface on just few of Black women trailblazers of the past century. Check out the slideshow above to see just a ...

1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

Where Are They Now? 10 Female Icons In Black History Who Are Still Living And ...

Madame Noire
We hear so much about Black History Month icons and what they've done in the past around this time of year, but we were wondering, what are they up to presently? Many people don't know that some of the people we've read about and watched films on are ...

1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

Miss Colombia Wins Pageant; Miss Jamaica Wins Twitter?

NPR (blog)
Jamaica is a nation of just under three million people, though the first black Miss Universe was from an even smaller island nation: Janelle Commissiong — of Trinidad and Tobago — won the title in 1977. In contrast, 48-million-population Colombia has ...

1977 Miss Universe Winner Janelle Commissiong News

Olympics of Beauty: Miss Universe Timeline [WATCH VIDEO]

Movie News Guide
One of the most anticipated beauty pageants worldwide Miss Universe was founded in 1952 by the California clothing company Pacific Mills. The pageant known as the Olympics of Beauty became part of Kayser-Roth, and then Gulf and Western Industries.

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